Learning to look (Stage 2)
Visual Arts | Year 3 – Year 4
Experience one of our fun, curriculum-focused programs live from the National Portrait Gallery, specifically for classroom based learners. No individual/homeschool connections in this session.
oil and synthetic polymer paint on canvas (frame: 119.7 cm x 94.5 cm, support: 102 cm x 76 cm)
Gift of the artist 2009. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program.
© Ken Done
Students continue to learn about safe practices in the arts and in their interactions with other artists. Their understanding of the role of the artist and the audience builds on their experience. As an audience, students focus their attention on the artwork and respond to it. They consider why and how audiences respond to artworks.
Visual Arts | Year 3 – Year 4
- Explore ideas and artworks from different cultures and times, including artwork by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, to use as inspiration for their own representations
- Use materials, techniques and processes to explore visual conventions when making artworks
- Present artworks and describe how they have used visual conventions to represent their ideas. Please have drawing material/tools ready for each participant!
- Identify intended purposes and meanings of artworks using visual arts terminology to compare artworks, starting with visual artworks in Australia including visual artworks of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes
BROUGHT TO YOU BY: National Portrait Gallery
Live Event - Scheduled
Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand
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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.
Students require some sheets of paper and a pencil/crayon/texta to draw with.
This virtual learning program will be delivered via Zoom. Upon booking, you will be sent a link to follow.
To facilitate the best possible experience we require a teacher to rename the Zoom connection to appropriately reflect those behind the camera. Your school name, student level/s and student numbers is preferred eg. Nolan PS – Year 3/4 – 60
We prefer you have your cameras turned on as it assists to aid participant interaction with our shared community.
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Phone: 02 6102 7070
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